Discover the Creative Possibilities of Resin Clay Imagine being able to imitate the look of rare coral, create oversized but featherweight statement jewelry, or mix clay with other mediums—all without firing. The Art of Resin Clay explores the creative potential of this material, in both air-dry and two-part formulas, and guides you through everything you’ll need to get started: • Information on choosing the right kind of resin clay, essential tools and techniques, and safety guidelines • Tips for mixing colors, finishing, and adding jewelry findings • 20 projects covering a variety of creative techniques • Galleries of work by influential artists and crafts designers who use this versatile material From the Trade Paperback edition.
Complete with an instructive DVD featuring a bonus gallery and more than 250 colorful illustrations, this informative guide to jewelry creation and design offers step-by-step instructions for adding colorants, casting 3-D forms, combining resin with polymer clay, and more. Original. 12,500 first printing.
Developed in Japan in the 1990s, metal clay consists of microscopic particles of silver or gold suspended in a pliable organic binder that can be worked with the hands and simple household tools. This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the medium designed specifically for crafters and jewelrymakers.
Metal clay starts as clay and turns into metal. Does it get any more magical? Now it does—withMetal Clay and Mixed Media Jewelry. Author Sherri Haab takes this compelling material, today's hottest craft item, to the next level, brilliantly combining it with other media ranging from the timeless to the unexpected. Ribbons, gold leaf, pottery shards, transparent resin, polymer clay, leather, and more are used to create stunning jewelry. Beautiful photography showcases these innovative pieces, and full step-by-step instructions make it easy to re-create them. New formulations of metal clay and newly developed firing techniques are presented clearly so that crafters can achieve professional results. Sophisticated enough for artists yet simple enough for beginners,Metal Clay and Mixed Media Jewelryis the only book that blends metal clay with such a variety of mixed media to make magic. • Follow-up to the best-sellingArt of Metal Clay—over 35,000 copies sold! • Author has sold more than two million books! • Metal clay is hot with crafters, artists—anyone who wants to try alchemy
This volume provides valuable insight into diverse topics related to mechanical engineering and presents state-of-the-art work on sustainable development being carried out throughout the world by budding researchers and scientists. Divided into three sections, the volume covers machine design, materials and manufacturing, and thermal engineering. It presents innovative research work on machine design that is of relevance to such varied fields as the automotive industry, agriculture, and human anatomy. The second section addresses materials characterization, an important tool in assessing proper materials for application-oriented jobs, and emerging unconventional machining processes that are important in design engineering for new products and tools. The section on thermal engineering broadly covers the use of viable alternate fuels, such as HHO, biodiesel, etc., with the objective of reducing the burden on petroleum reserves and the environment.
Clay So Cute! shows how one of the easiest mediums—polymer clay, which need only be baked in the oven—can be sculpted into quick, simple, totally fun jewelry and accessories for tween girls—including bangles, pocket mirrors, earrings, chunky bead necklaces, and cute charms. Clay So Cute! teaches simple, step-by-step illustrated techniques to make 21 tween- and teen-friendly projects that are more sophisticated than "kid stuff," but trendier than the pieces found in adult clay books—from robot key chains to polka-dot ponytail holders. Using only a few simple tools and updated colors, Sherri Haab has created a collection of eye-catching jewelry and accessories that crafty girls will love. Whether making them yourself or with mom or a friend, there's a project in here that you won't be able to resist—and that all the girls in your class will want, too! Among the projects are: Cupcake Charms Japanese Fun Foods Bottle Cap Necklace Wishing Stone Jewelry
The bestselling The Art of Metal Clay returns—revised and expanded to highlight the latest developments in this exciting medium! Since it was first published in 2004, The Art of Metal Clay has introduced thousands of readers to metal clay—the moldable, malleable clay that becomes pure metal after it’s fired. Now author, designer, and jewelry-making instructor Sherri Haab has updated her classic book to include the most current and user-friendly information on this revolutionary material, including: • the new bronze and copper clays, with must-have instructions for successful firing • up-to-date, detailed information on firing with stones • an improved method for calculating accurate ring sizes • two recently developed techniques for etching metal clay • new techniques for adding color, including working with pigments and enamels • all-new, inspiring galleries of work by prominent metal clay artists From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author : International Society of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. Sub-Committee on Soil Sampling
ISBN : UOM:39015004467117
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 87.49 MB
Format : PDF, Kindle
Download : 498
Read : 516
Polymer clay tips and tricks is jam packed with all kinds of polymer clay knowledge. We have each been working with polymer clay for over 20 years and have lots of tips and tricks we have learned along the way. There are 202 tips and tricks to get you started on your polymer clay journey. Here are some of the things we cover in this e-book: Differences between clay brands What you can make with polymer clay Mixing clay brands Liquid Clays Cleaning your pasta machine Blade use and variety and how to extend the life of your blades Tools and work surfaces Pigments and powders Inclusions Acrylic paint and liquid acrylic ink Textures and creating your own textures Molding Extruders Using stencils Armatures Antiquing Apoxie clay Baking your clay Storage We've made it Super Easy for you by collecting and describing 202 tips and tricks to working with polymer clay all in one place! This is YOUR #1 resource for discovering things that work well with polymer clay. Don't delay, the file will be instantly delivered to you after payment is processed. Start learning right now!